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ABC
Jan 20, 2013 6:00am PST
around. >> that was brian ross reporting. >> this year's president obama's inauguration, as you know, falls on the martin luther king holiday. mark matthews spoke with the world's foremost authority on dr. king. the question, if they could have met, what would the leader of the civil rights movement, who was murdered in memphis, what would he have to say to president obama about guns and violence in our society? >> claiborne carson was just 19 years old when he stood on the washington mall on a hot august afternoon and listened to martin luther king describe his dream for america. >> four years ago he was back on the mall in the freezing call to watch barack obama take the oath of office. like many who were involved in what carson calls the movement, he wondered what now? >> now that he has the power of the presidency, what is he going to do to bring king's dream into reality? >> carson believes dr. king would urge the president to take on the harder, more complex issues underlying gun violence. >> the problem with violence is not simply a problem of availability of guns. it's a clim
ABC
Jan 19, 2013 6:00am PST
be an inauguration party in washington but not as over the top as it was four years ago. abc news karen traverse shows us what to expect. >> hundreds of thousands will pack the national mall on monday. eager to witness in person the second inauguration of president obama. but they are not quite partying like it's 2009. four years ago a record 1.8 million people gathered to see the swearing in of the first african-american president. >> i do solumnly swear. >> this year officials estimate that about 600,000 to 800,000 will be on hand. >> they expect more than bush's second inauguration, but a far cry from 2009. there will still be some star power. beyoncÉ, kelly clarkson, james taylor will take part in the swearing-in ceremony. and sure, president obama's supporters will be enthusiastic, but the mood on the mall will be different. the president's speech will reflect that. while the nation is not teetering on the brink like it was in january, 2009, the president is still struggling with the slow economy, high unemployment and voters' lack of trust and confidence in washington. >> we are poised fo
ABC
Jan 14, 2013 6:00am PST
to give president obama comprehensive package of recommendations tomorrow. >> a 25-year-old man who raped a san francisco woman during a robbery is in custody this morning. the suspect is facing burglary and other charges. authorities say he forced his way into the resolution distance on saturday night as she was going in and a neighbor called 9-1-1. the suspect jumped off the balcony but was found hiding. >> a family is safe after flames destroyed the home. firefighters got the call before 3:30 about a house on fire. this is in unincorporateed san jose. when the firefighters got there all six people including the dog got out. the crews stayed on the scene for several hours looking for a hot spot. >> traffic and weather together are next on the abc7 morning news and here is a live look outside you can see the golden gate bridge with cars coming off the bridge into san francisco. it is cold. it is clear. and mike nicco, our meteorologist, will have the full forecast and we will have a traffic report including black ice ahead. >> police officers try to lift a taxi with their bear hands to s
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
last year down 17 percent from the year before. they base the foreclosure activity on the number of homes that receive at least one foreclosure filing by the lender. >> president obama's inauguration on monday and numbers show big donors are not stepping up the way they did in 2009 to pay for the festivity. 463 people contributed $50,000 or more four years ago to the presidential inauguration committee. this time, only a dozen people have done so. among the big names missing this year are the gates and denzel washington. speaking of stars in utah, the sundance film festival kicks off and 50,000 artists and film industry leaders and fans are expected to descend for the annual event. the event including movies along with panel conversations, musical performances and award shows. an interesting note, getting a hotel room in park city could be pricey during the festival with a room that normally goes for $600 is now at $3,000. another interesting note, they are handing out 5,000 bottles of hand sanitizers to prevent the flu. >> hope that is free because the rooms are expensive. >> no
ABC
Jan 16, 2013 6:00am PST
commission did not specifically recommend the consultant with the position paying $250,000 a year. the mayor says oakland is in ongoing state of emergency but the mayor is thousands of miles away. according to the "san francisco chronicle" the mayor is in washington, dc, to attend the president obama's inauguration. while there she will make an appearance at conference of mayors look with san francisco mayor. a spokesman said the mayor will meet with officials to explore how oakland can get help on the crime problem. >> 17-year-old boy escaped juvenile detention center in contra costa and residents near the facility near the buy's ranch are told to look out for the teen who has brown hair and brown eyes and stands 6' tall and weighs 165 pounds. >> police say a broken streetlight could have been a factor in a crash involving a truck and two children riding their bicycles. we were over the scene moments after the accident yesterday evening. the children went to the hospital and are expected to be okay. the truck driver was cooperating with police and has not been charged. >> traffic and weathe
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